Sep 5, 2011 4:30am EDT
to work. this morning, he'll head to detroit, michigan, where the unemployment rate is a staggering 14.1%. 5% above the national average. >> we need to put our differences aside and do the right thing for our economy. >> the trip comes on the heels of the weakest job report in almost a year. and just as the election season kicks into full swing. >> we have zero confidence, zero faith in the president. >> in new hampshire last night, former massachusetts governor mitt romney tried to convince a tea party crowd he can fix the economy. >> we have last month zero job creation. a shutout is ok in baseball. it is not good when you're talking about jobs. >> romney will unveil his jobs proposal in nevada on tuesday. he's not the only one with a plan. president obama will unveil his on thursday while other g.o.p. hopefuls are also working on their ideas. >> the principles that i adopt are permanent fixes rather than temporary gimmicks like we've seen from the president. >> minnesota congresswoman michele bachmann is proposing reducing the corporate tax rate to 20%. former utah governor jon hunt
Sep 14, 2011 4:30am EDT
by authorities in michigan on the 10th anniversary of the september 11th attacks simply because of her appearance, she says. shoshana who is half jewish was one of three people removed from a denver to detroit flight. the 35-year-old mother says they didn't know each other. >>> 20 hour insurgent attack in the heart of kabul ended this morning. afghan police killed six insurgents by the time it was over. they had taken over a building which was under construction so they could fire on a u.s. embassy and a nato compound. the assault which started tuesday, left seven afghans dead including four police officers and three civilians. no nato or u.s. embassy employees were hurt in the attack. >>> the families of two american hikers say they're overjoyed the men may soon be released from a tehran jail. an iranian court tuesday set bail at a half million dollars each for shane bauer and josh fattal. the two along with their friend, sara were arrested on spying charges. she was released on bail last year. >>> the u.s. government is beefing up its testing of e. coli in meat to prevent food borne illness. th
Sep 21, 2011 4:30am EDT
the showers and storms across parts of michigan and wisconsin this morning on the warm side. the other part is there's moisture available to be drawn north and there it is in atlanta in morning, eastern alabama, over to the coast there, areas near the georgia south carolina border and all of that lifting off to the north northeast toward us. so at times like we've had the last couple of days get into the waves of moisture. timing is always a little difficult but you'll notice even by this morning some isolated lighter showers. the heavier stuff into western north carolina by noon. this will try to move northeast in the afternoon and evening hours and that's why tonight a better chance for showers and storms. tomorrow morning 6:00 a.m. could be damp in spots, midday tomorrow, better chance of showers north and east of town and in the mountain but that may be the case on thursday and look this general flow of southwest to northeast moisture with us, even into friday, and even into the weekend, so we'll be dealing with that. quickly ophelia by the way in the tropics. this has forms and winds o
Sep 1, 2011 4:30am EDT
. this morning, we're watching showers and storms off into pennsylvania, new york state, michigan. ontario. around here, clear to partly cloudy skies as a very comfortable start to the day. we've got 68 here. 61 down in southern maryland, culpepper, fredericksburg. prince frederick with 61. we've got steven city checking in with 54. winchester 63. off to the east, easton and salisbury, 61. ocean city this morning is very comfortably cool, 57. in town, 68. wind southwest at 3 miles per hour. the dew points have crept up a little bit. still not a bad range. 61. out toward culpepper, just a little bit of fog out there. 3/4 mile visibility. you see the thunderstorms up here. we won't worry about that as much as what is going on in the gulf of mexico as a tropical wave is trying to get going here. this could become an area of low pressure the next day or two. become a storm. maybe a big storm here. models are indicating tropical development likely this would become a depression first and potentially lee is the next storm on the list. around here, weak disturbance passing off to the north. that'